Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Roman chamomile

Roman chamomile; Chamaemelum nobile

Image result for Roman chamomileIt is used for the relief of gastric distress. Peter Rabbit’s mother treated Peter with chamomile tea to alleviate the distress that followed the overindulgence of eating too much in Mr. McGregor’s vegetable garden. Roman Chamomile resembles German Chamomile. Both Chamomiles are members of the same family. They have pale green feathery leaves and have flowers that resemble daisies with an apple-like fragrance.

This species is accepted, and is native to Morocco, Azores, Algeria, Great Britain, Spain and Portugal.

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